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I-54 After presenting these graphs, SEMCOG also presented should likely focus on how agencies could implement trade- the prepackaged scenarios illustrated in Figure 3.8. Members of offs into their performance management processes. the Transportation Advisory Council and Executive Committee were then asked to review the scenarios and to do the following: 3.5 Topic Areas for Volume II Guidance Indicate their most preferred scenario; Indicate their second most preferred scenario; or The previous sections have described how the public and Fill out a new scenario with preferred funding targets for private sectors identify and use performance targets. Based each program area. upon these practices, six steps outlined in Volume II of this report provide guidance for state DOTs on how to set and use The SEMCOG analysis provides a blueprint for using avail- performance targets. The steps include the following: able economic models and management systems and other procedures to progress through target-setting and through a Establish Performance Management Framework; tradeoff analysis for the types of performance measures that Evaluate the Factors Influencing Target-Setting; were recommended in the overall performance management Select the Appropriate Approaches for Target-Setting; framework. Establish Methods for Achieving Targets; SEMCOG provides an excellent example of the use of Track Progress Towards Targets; and tradeoff analysis in decision-making; however, future research Adjust Targets Over Time.